Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Cornerstone OnDemand (CSOD) Stock Price
Media stories about Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Cornerstone OnDemand earned a daily sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the software maker an impact score of 46.6063647913605 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Several equities analysts have weighed in on CSOD shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Cornerstone OnDemand from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, October 9th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised Cornerstone OnDemand from an “underweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Piper Jaffray Companies downgraded Cornerstone OnDemand from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $40.00 price target for the company. in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. KeyCorp reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Cornerstone OnDemand in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Finally, Barclays raised their price target on Cornerstone OnDemand from $32.00 to $33.00 and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $42.75.
Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD) traded down $0.22 during trading on Monday, reaching $35.33. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 374,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 517,886. Cornerstone OnDemand has a one year low of $33.24 and a one year high of $44.25. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,060.00, a P/E ratio of -28.26 and a beta of 0.50.
Cornerstone OnDemand announced that its board has initiated a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, November 8th that allows the company to buyback $100.00 million in outstanding shares. This buyback authorization allows the software maker to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically a sign that the company’s leadership believes its shares are undervalued.
In other Cornerstone OnDemand news, Director Joseph P. Payne acquired 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 13th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $34.32 per share, for a total transaction of $102,960.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Adam L. Miller sold 6,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $40.81, for a total value of $244,860.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 14,000 shares of company stock worth $539,900 in the last 90 days. Insiders own 12.60% of the company’s stock.
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Cornerstone OnDemand Company Profile
Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc is a cloud computing company. The Company provides learning and human capital management software, delivered as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). Its human capital management platform combines the talent management solutions with analytics and human resources (HR) administration solutions to enable organizations to manage the employee lifecycle.
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